Conservation Futures board members sought for Island County

Island County needs two people to step up and serve on the Conservation Futures Citizens Advisory Board.

Two positions are open for the three-year-terms, which are appointed by the Island County commissioners. Applicants must be Island County residents for at least one year prior to appointment and reside within either Oak Harbor or Langley.

The CAB reviews and evaluates applications to acquire by purchase, gift, grant, bequest, devise, lease, or otherwise, except by eminent domain, the fee simple or any lesser property interest, development right, easement, covenant, or other contractual right necessary to protect, preserve, maintain, improve, restore, or limit the future use of, or otherwise conserve selected open space, wetlands, habitat areas, farm, agricultural, and timber lands for the public use and enjoyment and as one tool for salmon preservation purposes. This process usually occurs during May of each year.

Interested individuals should provide a letter of interest and statement of qualifications by mail, email or FAX to: Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Pam Dill, Re: Conservation Futures Citizens Advisory Board Vacancy, Post Office Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. The FAX number is 360-679-7381 and email applications should be sent to

Application materials should be received no later than 4:30 p.m. Sept. 3.

For additional information contact Dill at 360-679-7353 or at the above email address.


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